Squirrel Cuckoo (Amazonian)

Piaya cayana [cayana Group]

ML117116


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Curtis Marantz
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floodplain forest below Belterra
Pará, Brazil
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Age and Sex
Adult – 1
Sounds
Song
Behaviors
Breeding
Tags
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Playback
Used

Comments

NOTES: After playback of natural song recorded by Mario Cohn-Haft; response to playback was a rapid approach, but song was basically the same (though possibly given more frequently); bird was well seen on open branch in canopy; BP-2 in flat. Response to playback: Approach. Response to playback: Normal song. Other Behaviors: Advertise. Habitat: Rainforest, Evergreen Forest.

Background Species

Channel-billed Toucan - Ramphastos vitellinus
Chestnut-tailed Antbird - Sciaphylax hemimelaena
Dwarf Tyrant-Manakin - Tyranneutes stolzmanni
Forest Elaenia - Myiopagis gaimardii
Gray-crowned Flycatcher - Tolmomyias poliocephalus
Pied Puffbird - Notharchus tectus
Screaming Piha - Lipaugus vociferans
Yellow-crowned Tyrannulet - Tyrannulus elatus

Technical Information

Recorder
NAGRA IV-D
Microphone
Sennheiser MKH 106T
Accessories
Roche Parabola 60cm/14.5cm (23.6in/5.7in)

Archival Information

Cataloged
1 Oct 2003 by Curtis Marantz
Digitized
1 Oct 2003 by Mark E. Reaves
Edited
1 Oct 2003 by Mark E. Reaves

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